Monthly Archives: June 2017

9 Things You Have To Do Before You Graduate From Ohio State

Four years go by faster than you may think. Unlike term papers, your college experience is one thing you won’t want to procrastinate.

The Ohio State University and the area surrounding OSU off-campus housing are brimming with things to do and places to see, including many traditions that only your fellow Buckeyes would understand. So dive in and explore the campus. You can’t call yourself a Buckeye without experience everything on this list.

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Top 5 Places to Study at IU Bloomington

Between going to Hoosiers games, grabbing a coffee, and seeing how many baskets you can score on your over the door mini basketball hoop, some of you might be actually be looking to do some studying. It can be hard to find a place to go for some peace and quiet when your roommates are in the middle of a debate over the best household appliances.

To help out, we compiled a list of the top 5 study spots on and around Bloomington’s campus based on the least crowded and most quiet locations. Assuming you actually want to get something done, of course.

On Campus:

ACES Library


Last Minute Summer Fun
hiking trail

Find the perfect trail for one last hike before summer ends. (Photo: TRAILSOURCE.COM | flickr)

With school right around the corner, you might be thinking, “What did I do this summer?” You had a road trip to California, at least two trips to the local amusement park, and several days at the beach on your list of things to do this summer. Now it’s almost September and you’ve barely hit the beach twice. Where did the summer go?

Here are five fun things you can do in the last few nights left before heading back to school.

1. Have a cookout with some friends.

Celebrate the end of summer by hosting a cookout with some friends. Brats, hot dogs, burgers, steak, kabobs, etc. Save yourself some $$ by making it BYO meats/veggies to grill and spend the afternoon hanging out and enjoying some good food and sunshine

2. Go to the beach!

There’s tons to do at the beach, play beach volleyball, go swimming, lay out in the sun, or throw around a frisbee. Don’t have a beach? Check out the local parks, or make your backyard a beach oasis.

3. Go for a bike ride/walk/hike

Find a bike trail, hiking trail, etc and explore nature one last time before shutting yourself away in the library.
4. Invite some friends to a drive-in movie.

Every state has a few, so odds are, there’s one somewhat close to you. This is a fun way to chill with friends, watch a good movie (or two!), and still save some money. Plus, they tend to be cheaper than the traditional movie theater.

5. Host a bonfire/campfire

Roast some marshmallows, relax around a fire, and enjoy the last it of the cool summer breeze.

5 Date Ideas Near IUP That Guarantee A Goodnight Text

For weeks, you’ve been admiring your crush who just happens to sit next to you in class. From asking for a pen to inquiring about the time, you tried everything you could to strike up a conversation. Multiple pep talks from friends—and hours of practicing in front of the mirror—later, you finally worked up enough courage to ask him/her out. And to your surprise, they said yes! What a relief.

Now the pressure is on, and you need to impress. But don’t sweat it; we’ve figured it out for you, so you don’t have to. Here’s a list of 5 butterfly-inducing date ideas you can work on when you’re not scouring IUP off-campus housing. These will practically guarantee a smiley face text after you’ve both gone home … hopefully to continue the housing search! We are Rent College Pads after all!

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The 5 Best Places To Grab A Bite Near IUP

You pulled an all-nighter studying for that chem exam, checked your Insta, had a full day of classes, checked your Facebook, met your lab partner to catch up on your project, checked your Twitter, went to soccer practice, and now you are starving!

We know the last thing you want to do after a busy day is cook your own meal. Luckily for you, we came up with five places that will cook a meal for you near IUP off-campus housing , so you don’t have to—and we’re fairly confident it’ll taste better than easy mac and ramen.

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5 Things You Need To Do Before You Graduate From IUP

Four years can seem like a pretty long time, especially when you’re in the midst of writing papers and cramming for finals. But before you know it, you’ll be walking across the stage, sporting a graduation gown and looking back on all the memories you made during your time at IUP—ones that probably have little to do with books and studying.

Unlike tweets and classes, time is one thing you can’t go back and redo—well, yet, anyway. So don’t let time go by without experiencing everything you possibly can during your time living in IUP off-campus housing apartments.
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Top 4 Coffee Shops & Breakfast Spots at IUP

The typical college student requires copious amounts of coffee to get through exams, finals week, and their big papers. Everyone knows about the Starbucks on the corner (every corner), but sometimes you want a little more local flair. We dug in to find the top 5 places near IUP off-campus housing to grab a cup of joe.

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10 Things Every Cornell Student Should Do Before Graduation

If you’re new to Cornell, you probably don’t know what to expect. Either way, college is the time to create memories that will last you a lifetime; you’re going to want to live it up and make the most of it! Luckily, there’s a lot to do near Cornell off-campus housing and the city of Ithaca to make your college years ones to remember.

Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We did a little research and settled on ten things that every Cornellian should do during their years at the University.

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